I thought lining things up just right to make a complete circle could potentially be time consuming, a crafty nightmare. I also doubted the magnets built into the circle edge punch base would really work. I decided to document my very first time using this paper crafting tool to see if it's really something easy to use, because let's face it. If it's not easy to use, it won't be! I was amazed by how perfectly the Circle Edge Punch worked from the very start.
This part is what really surprised me. It was really, really easy to get the pieces into place. Those sure are very strong magnets. You don't really have to work to get them to lined up; the bond is quite strong. You definitely know when they two sets have connected.
Did you notice that once you've finished punching you don't have to cut the circle out? Nice time saver, having no little bits of connecting pieces you have to cut before your design is ready. It really is easy to create a continuous, die-cut border in 7 different sizes, up to 12 inches in size. Pretty cool!
Martha Stewart Circle Edge Punch Starter Kit worked. There was no need to line up holes in the punched design to continue punching. It was much easier and faster than I anticipated. By the time I'd done two or three punches, I'd gotten into a groove on how work the set.
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Disclosure: I received a complimentary Starter Kit for review. The experiences and opinions related within are both personal and unbiased.